So another terrorist attack this time in Paris. Over a hundred citizens dead. Half a dozen dead terrorists looking for nonexistent virgins. Guess what? This all happens in a country with very strong gun control.
These guys had to smuggle AK-47s and bomb materials into one of the biggest cities in Europe. And they did it with little or no online chatter found by the government authorities. Why was there no warning? Continue reading The Right to Bear Arms Protects Us
I know I watch too much television. Sometimes my dreams are just a jumbled continuation of what I was watching earlier. But I seriously don’t know why I should dream of being a prisoner in a Chinese prison camp. All I know is the way we escaped may just be the answer to world peace. Continue reading How I Broke Out of a Chinese Prison Camp
I’ve wanted to write on the recent events in Paris and about terrorism in general. I wrote several articles I knew were only knee-jerk reactions which I didn’t publish. The first version I wrote was akin to rounding up anyone who had ever walked into a mosque and chasing them down with torches and pitchforks. However colorful the imagery of that article it did go a little over the top. In another I preached universal brotherhood along the lines of why can’t we all just get along. But I’ve done that already so I didn’t want to repeat myself. Then I decided that I needed to look at the patterns causing this latest blight on the human condition. It’s all boiling down to one of the most basic of ‘them vs us’ reasons, religion. Continue reading The Them vs Us Dilemma